Museums are communication, it doesn’t matter the topic, Art, Science or History, the role of the museum is communication and ” museum voice” is paramount.
I believe, Science Centers are the most progressive “type” of museum and their exhibition design differentiates science centers from other types of museums.
“Alcatraz: Life on the Rock” a traveling museum exhibition is about the history and mystique of Alcatraz Island, including the Military Era, the Federal Penitentiary, the Native American Occupation and Preserving the Rock.
I have started work on a book tentatively called “Starting a Museum”. More than “How to Start a Museum”, the book will explore the question “How could a museum be started?”. I will need lots of help and hope that I can call on the readers of this blog as active participants in the creation of the book. More about the planned book…
In the future museum exhibition design projects will be “project based” instead of “studio based”, using a “hive project approach” an approach where people come together for a museum project.
Just posted the 2012 Museum Exhibition Costs Survey. Please help the museum field with providing information of recent exhibition costs for Art Museums, History Museums, Science Centers, Children’s Museums, Natural History Museums. The results will be posted here on Museum Planner.
Each time we visit Mexico I try to go see a museum, My last museum visit in Mexico got me thinking about the differences between exhibition design in Mexico City and the USA.
One of the steps in creating an exhibition, is the process of evaluating the exhibition, including; front-end evaluation, formative evaluation, remedial and summative evaluation. Beyond the exhibition evaluation is the institutional balancing act.
It’s that time again, the 2012 Museum Exhibition Costs Survey. Before finalizing the survey, I would like feedback regarding the desired survey data.
Next week I am getting married, so this week I am thinking a lot about love. So what museum do I love?